Wednesday, May 30, 2012 0 comments
In this post i am going to write about various password cracking tools. These password cracking tools includes, network password cracking, windows password cracking, ftp, http, telnet, IMAP, rlogin, SSH and various other protocol password cracking tools.
These are some popular password cracking tools:
Cain and Abel: This is a free password cracking tool for windows systems. It allows users to recover various kind of passwords. This password cracking tool recover passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using dictionary, brute-force and crypt-analysis attacks, recording VoIP conversations, decoding scrambled passwords, revealing password boxes, uncovering cached passwords and analyzing routing protocols.
John the Ripper: John the Ripper is a fast password crcking tool available for UNIX/Linux and Mac OS X platforms. This is not a free tool but there is a free trail version available to download.
Ophcrack: Ophcrack is a best windows password crcking tool. It is a rainbow-table based windows password cracker. Features of this cracking tool includes LM and NTLM hash cracking, a GUI, the ability to load hashes from encrypted SAM recovered from a Windows partition, and a Live CD version.
THC Hydra: THC Hydra is a a remote password cracking tool. It supports various network protocols including telnet, ftp, http, https, smb, several databases, and much more.
Brutus: This Windows-only cracker bangs against network services of remote systems trying to guess passwords by using a dictionary and permutations thereof. It supports HTTP, POP3, FTP, SMB, TELNET, IMAP, NNTP, and more.
Medusa: Medusa is intended to be a speedy, massively parallel, modular, login brute-forcer. It supports many protocols: AFP, CVS, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, rlogin, SSH, Subversion, and VNC to name a few.
Aircrack: Aircrack is a famous wireless network password cracking tool. This is a suite of tools for 802.11a/b/g WEP and WPA cracking. It implements the best known cracking algorithms to recover wireless keys once enough encrypted packets have been gathered. . The suite comprises over a dozen discrete tools, including airodump (an 802.11 packet capture program), aireplay (an 802.11 packet injection program), aircrack (static WEP and WPA-PSK cracking), and airdecap (decrypts WEP/WPA capture files).